30.01.17 14:24

Ukrainian soldiers capture "DPR" militant, - 72nd Brigade

Ukrainian fighters captured a pro-Russian terrorist during yesterday's Avdiivka fighting.

Censor.NET reports citing the 72nd Separate Mechanized Brigade press service.

On Sunday morning, militants attempted to storm Ukrainian positions outside Avdiivka, but suffered losses and retreated.

"In pursuit of the enemy, our soldiers took its positions and entrenched, improving their tactical set-up," the message notes.

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One militant is reported to have been captured.

In the early hours of Jan. 29, the enemy shelled the industrial area on the outskirts of Avdiivka and made an attempt to storm Ukrainian troops deployed there. The town was blacked out as a result of the attack.

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